Unless you’ve been trapped at the bottom of a well for the past 2 weeks, you know the great David Bowie is dead. Musicians all over the country, including Bruce Springsteen (whom Bowie twice covered), have paid tribute to him in the intervening days. So it’s fitting that Oklahoma City’s own Wurly Birds, a band […]
This is a series of shots I made to work out the exposure characteristics of Kodak Ektascan B/RA film. Ektascan is an orthochromatic x-ray film sold in 8″×10″ sheets and larger. I cut it down to 4″×5″ for use in my Wista 45DX wooden field camera kitted with a Schneider Symmar-S 5,6/150 lens. I used […]
Featuring the music of the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, Friday and Saturday’s performances of The King of Queen played to sold out houses at Oklahoma City’s The Boom.
Continuing on the heels of his successful Roger Miller, John Prine, and Smiths tribute shows, last month musician Jerrod Beck presented another great show with the help of many talented local musicians […]
One of the most popular recent broadcasts on KOSU the SPY FM’s Oklahoma Rock Show was their all Roger Miller program. When local musician Jerrod Beck heard it this past June, he approached his friend, singer Gabriel Knight Hancock, with an idea. “What if we did a live Roger Miller cover show?” […]
I found this cool bowtie on an online auction site — you know the one — and it was just the excuse I needed for another lighting test. The gallery shows the 3 JPEGs, exported straight from the RAW files* with no adjustments, each followed by a JPEG exported after basic tonal adjustments (overall exposure, […]
Astute readers may have noticed that I’ve been transitioning to using mostly my Fujifilm X-T1 camera, with my Leica M9-P relegated to backup duties. It’s compact and light like the Leica, has plenty of manual controls, and has better ISO performance. Fuji makes a special adapter that lets me use my M-mount lenses with it, […]